Help young women like Shelley this Christmas

Our Patron, the actress Jenny Agutter OBE, is appealing for your support for our work with very vulnerable young women. Shelley is a young woman whose life we helped to rebuild after she was groomed by an abusive boyfriend, gang raped and forced to deal drugs. By offering emotional and practical support to Shelley, we were able to help her get her life back on track and apply for college. There are many other young women like Shelley. Please do help us help them have the safe and fulfilling future they deserve by supporting our appeal here.

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Half of newly sentenced prisoners has a child under 18. Watch Futures Without Bars and listen to Connor’s story (left). If you are affected by these issues or know someone who is please phone us on 0808 801 0600 or click here

SOS Project 10th Anniversary Appeal

Since its start in 2006, our award-winning SOS Project has helped over 3,000 young Londoners rebuild their lives away from gangs and serious youth violence. SOS is celebrating its 10th anniversary and needs YOUR support. Many young people are being robbed of their future through becoming victims of stabbings or falling prey to gang exploitation. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Please pledge your support and help us reach them.

Click here to read about SOS’s history of the past ten years and here to read a blog from its founder Junior Smart.

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A study into the approach used by our award-winning SOS Project

An evaluation into our SOS Project offering support to young people involved in gangs and weapons crime has found... that the caseworkers – most of whom are ex-offenders – are its biggest strength.

In interviews with clients in the study, conducted by TSIP (The Social Innovation Partnership), clients most frequently mentioned support from SOS workers and the information, advice and guidance as the